Darby Karchut, Author
Darby Karchut, Author


 My blogsite:

Writing Uphill

Where I talk about life, writing, and help spread the word about terrific books.




Latest News &  Releases


STONE'S HEART - releases May 26 from Clean Read Books


FINN'S CHOICE (#4) -  releases Sept. 20 from Spencer Hill Middle Grade


My YA series, GRIFFIN RISING, has been optioned for film rights by producer Carmella Casinelli and actor/producer Geoff Stults. There will be more details to come, but for right now, this is one happy author!


I love to Skype with students about books and writing and the publishing world. Contact me at darbykarchut@gmail.com to set up a visit.




 Contact Me





My agent is Amanda Rutter at Red Sofa Literary. Contact her at:  amanda@redsofaliterary.com


Darby Karchut is an award-winning author, dreamer, and compulsive dawn greeter.  A native of New Mexico, she now lives in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where she runs in blizzards and bikes in lightning storms. When not dodging death by Colorado, Darby is busy writing for children, teens, and adults. She is represented by Amanda Rutter at Red Sofa Literary.



Best thing ever: her debut novel, GRIFFIN RISING, was recently optioned for film.


2017 CCIRA Conference on Literacy

Invited Author

February 1 - 4, 2017

Marriott Denver Tech Center

Denver, CO


More details to follow...



                                2016 EVENTS

Creative Magazine Radio Show

KCMJ 93.9 FM

Interview - Thursday, February 4

1:00 pm

Colorado Springs, CO


2016 Mountain of Authors

Saturday, April 23

11:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Library 21C

Colorado Springs, CO


Pinon Valley Elementary School

Young Authors Day

Wednesday, May 4th

Colorado Springs, CO


Academy Endeavour Elementary School

5th Grade Presentation

Week of September 20

Colorado Springs, CO



 My Publishers


Spencer Hill Middle Grade

The Adventures of Finn MacCullen - middle grade urban fantasy


Spence City

The Stag Lord - adult urban fantasy


Copper Square Studios - Fiction

The Griffin series - YA urban fantasy


Clean Reads Books

Stone's Heart - inspirational romance


Copper Square Studios - NonFiction

(Non-fiction books co-authored with Wes Karchut)

Money and Teens: Savvy Money Skills

Essential Money Guidebook for Real People


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